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Summary

strategically-minded Economist, Communication professional and digital enthusiast with experience in working in business administration, finance and research fields. Excellent project management and people skills, with a “can-do attitude” and a particular strength in managing high-worth client accounts. Is seeking for an Account Executive role at grassroots, especially to pursue my career with Save the Children where my organizational and supporting skills will help to achieve the organization’s goals. 

Key strengths

  • Professional expertise in international relations and development assistance
  • Sensibility for social issues with an emphasis on the most vulnerable
  • Strong PC skills (MS Office suit), IT savvy mind-set
  • Proven track record in account and project management
  • Experience in writing briefs, copy or reports for internal and external audiences
  • Experience in creating new business opportunities
  • Drive and devotion

Relevant Work Experience

Sep 2016Jan 2017

Financial assistant / PA / Team assistant

The Coca-Cola Company, London, United Kingdom

Field of business: administrative assistance, finance

  • Processing purchase orders (PO) in SAP
  • Personal assistance to the Strategy & Insight Dir: managing bookings, meetings, agenda
  • Providing financial assistance to K&I team (shifting budgets, managing escalations, PO maintenance)
  • Event management

Key results: working with financial systems and databases to process income and expenditure for a variety of income streams, working with executives in the top management level of Coke Western Europe. Dealing with stakeholders and high-profile clients, including the top advertising agencies.

Jan 2016Aug 2016

Account executive

DrugDev, London, United Kingdom

Field of business: pharmaceutical industry / clinical trials, project management, account management

  • Responsibility for projects, dealing with project related duties, incl. follow up, communication with clients and sites and main Stakeholders, reporting
  • KPI on Invoice Payment turnaround time met for client portfolio under 30day since invoice reception
  • Setting-up project related site databases in accordance to executed clinical trial agreements
  • Managing client site banking information, dealing with pay-runs, processing of pass-through invoices to complete payments
  • Creation and tracking of pro-forma invoices for international client Sites (Hospitals – Clinical Trial sites)
  • Responsibility for data integrity of contract terms as it is entered into designated systems in accordance with project requirements
  • Running 5 study protocols (Clinical Trials on Cancer Research) of sponsors (Pharma companies)

Key results: quickly mastered cutting edge financial software (IPMS, SAP), run 5 study protocols simultaneously, dealt with high profile clients. Handled the processing, monitoring, accuracy verification and maintenance of invoices, interfacing extensively with an international network of vendors.

Jun 2015Sep 2015

Research analyst (Jun – Sep 2014, project assignments)

L. E. K. Consulting, London, United Kingdom

Field of business: strategic consulting, project management

  • Conducting primary research on markets, competitors and customers
  • Analyzing market trends, (topics: diagnostic imaging market/health care, automotive industry)
  • Collaborating with team members to derive trends, conclusions and recommendations based on the data and analysis
  • Transforming information into thoughtful insights regarding the client’s strategic direction
Jan 2015Jun 2015

Events coordinator / Account assistant

Events In Focus Ltd., London, United Kingdom
  • Dealing with request for bookings, accommodations and corporate events
  • Responsibility for group reservations of 4 international shows and exhibitions including negotiations with clients for allotment contracts, room allocations, issuing invoices and contracting
  • Following up client requests and new partnership opportunities
  • Managing online media
Jun 2012May 2013

Business analyst in the Middle East and Africa Department

Ministry for National Economy of Hungary
  • Coordination of policy changes and contract activities, delivering financial reports, writing policy papers and consultancy
  • Organizing bilateral business forums, investment treaties (Angolan Business Opportunity, responsibility for the Nigerian Forum in Hungary in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Daily contact with the representatives of the governmental agencies
  • Establishing and maintaining contact with international counterparties in order to foster export possibilities
  • Initiating and creating new business opportunities - B2B businesses, negotiations

Education

20072010

MA. in Economics and International Relations, major in Foreign Affairs

Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Faculty of Social Sciences, specialised in Development
Field of research: Development Assistance (e.g. ODA, lobbying, NGOs)
Thesis: Battle against poverty, rising role of the 4th generation NGOs - One Campaign for keeping promises

20022007

BA. in Economics and International Marketing, major in Advertising and Media

Budapest College of Communication and Business, Hungary

Main subjects: Business Management, Political Communication, Public Affairs, CSR

Jan 2003Jun 2003

Half semester study abroad

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Business Administration

Professional Activites

Youth Ambassador for the ONE Campaign UK, London, 2014  – current

achievements: established network and connections to MPs and MEPs through campaign and lobby work, and engaging people to take part in the ONE's movement as organizing workshops and events. 

Mentor at Aiesec LC SOAS and UCL UK – coaching the VP members on sales, new partnerships inquiries and sponsorships, London, 2014 -

Participant at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) in Berlin, Germany 2009

Competencies

Computer skills:

Competent with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, etc.), Google Drive/Analytics, Mac user skills, Prezi, Podio, LotusNotes, Photoshop and Illustrator

Languages:

English (fluent), German (upper-intermediate), Hungarian (native)

Other skills:

Presentation techniques, negotiation skills, fast touch typing, coordination skills, research skills

Interests

Professional:
Project management, marketing-communication in development assistance, policy writing, business analysis, research analysis, client relationship management, business planning, business development, finance, invoicing, strategic management, marketing-communication, change management, online media, external relations, entrepreneurship, EU - innovation and R&D, health care, education, public affairs, development assistance, grassroots, lobbying and advocacy.

Personal:
Running half marathon, skiing, TED-enthusiast, online media management, reading books about inspiring people/inspirational topics, Coursera, contemporary art, movies.

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